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Louisiana high court orders New Orleans S&WB to pay up over damages from Uptown canal project

On Behalf of | Jul 3, 2024 | Firm News

The New Orleans Sewerage & Water Board must pony up millions of dollars to Uptown residents and businesses over losses from a massive flood-relief project that ran for years, according to a Louisiana Supreme Court ruling issued Friday.

The court ruled unanimously that the board wasn’t shielded in the case by state protections that normally keep local agencies from having to pay money judgments with any urgency.

Read more here: https://www.nola.com/news/louisiana-high-court-orders-new-orleans-s-wb-to-pay-up-over-damages-from-uptown/article_efa8d5c6-3667-11ef-84ae-37da667beea4.html